Can I interest you in a comparison of each of the four teams playing tonight to a song from the original Now That's What I Call Music!? ...no? TOO BAD. READ IT ANYWAY.
There's a pretty good chance that if you watch the latest NBA Christmas ad, you'll be humming "Jingle Bells" by the end of the day and driving all of your co-workers insane.
Xavier Henry threw down a nasty dunk at the expense of Jeff Withey, a beat down the likes of which hasn't been seen since the Franco-Prussian War of 1870.
It's time for some fun with the SportVU player tracking data! Which players have the most assist opportunities per game, and which of those players see the largest percentage of those passes lead to made baskets?
No team relies on the corner three like the Wizards. And for one play, Trevor Ariza used that tendency to trick the Mavs into giving up an easy layup.
David Stern's comments that the Malice at the Palace was the low point of his tenure at commissioner should remind us all just why referees are so quick to call double technical and flagrant fouls. They never want to see a repeat of those events.
15-Footer time! A little bit of word association, a little bit of comparing a team to puppies, a whole lot of teams struggling on the road. Which probably means all the home teams will lose tonight, because that's the way things go.
15-Footer time! 12 games on the Friday night slate. We've got word association and Hot Sports Takes for you. Dive on in!
The origins of Pierre the Pelican are more horrifying than you can even imagine. Let me show you.
15-Footer time! What's that? You wanted more free association? Well, my friend, you are in luck. Let Robby Kalland and myself drill deep into your subconscious with some basketball nuggets.
...do nuggets drill things? Whatever. IT'S WORD ASSOCIATION THERE ARE NO RULES.